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Ongoing MLGW construction work will temporarily close lanes at intersection on Poplar Avenue
June 1, 2010
(June 1, 2010) - Ongoing Memphis Light, Gas and Water construction work will affect two intersections at Poplar Avenue and Ridgeway roads on Wednesday, June 2.

Crews will close a northbound turn lane on Ridgeway to Poplar as well as the westbound curb lane through the intersection on Poplar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Beyond Wednesday, June 2, periodic traffic disruption will be kept to a minimum. Further updates will be given.

At Poplar and Ridgeway, crews will be working for at least eight weeks to install additional electric lines for the Crescent Building.

MLGW is the largest three-service public power utility in the nation, serving more than 429,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County. A January 2010 survey showed that MLGW has the fifth lowest electric rates in the nation.